Deadline Deals; PIT-NYI, PIT-CAR
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01-16-2011, 01:42 PM
Join Date: May 2004
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oh ok. that id agree with. but hasnt Shero said that was a mistake by the previous regime in pittsburgh and that Moulson kind of " fell through the cracks" the year he took over?
Id say Moulson was more of a penguins mistake than he was an islander one, wouldnt you?
Technically it was Shero that let him walk, but he took over right as that off-season's roster decisions were being made so he had to defer a lot of things to the scouting staff. In hindsight giving up on him was a mistake for the Pens and for LA two seasons later. Shero has said as much.
My point was you're willing to write off a 22 year old centre as "garbage" because can't crack the deepest group of centres in the NHL. I was pointing out the irony involved because the Moulson took 4 more years and 2 more teams before he cracked an NHL roster. Clearly players can be good NHLers even if they're in the minors at 22; Moulson is just one of may guys that prove this.
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